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Get yer fix of paddling fun this weekend at Salida’s New Belgium FIBArk Whitewater Festival. With live music, tasty brews, and, of course, whitewater events, it’s the go-to river festival of the year. Boaters have competed in FIBArk (which stands for First in Boating the Arkansas) since 1949, which has morphed from a three-day event to [...]

A quick and fun rafting trip on the Poudre River Posted By Emily on
Rafting on the Poudre River

On the northern end of the Front Range lies a low hanging fruit of easy access: the lower Cache la Poudre River. Maybe it’s because it seems that all weekend trips we do—from backcountry skiing to yurts to rafting western waters—require 6+ hours of driving, but a day on the Poudre takes but a jot [...]

Sprinkle in some schussing to your May Posted By Emily on
Spring Skiing

Coloradoans love to talk about the weather. Wintertime in the Front Range means the occasional 50-degree beautiful day, accompanied with many such marvels as, “Can you believe it’s December? December!” Summer is about to saunter around the corner, prompting most recreationalists to hang up their ski gear. Though I reckon we have at least a [...]

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